Although I wasn’t apart of the Ziggy Stardust music scene channeled to perfection by David Bowie, Kansai Yamamoto was. As an élite Japanese designer known for his elaborate kimono designs, his work is that of art, and many outfits worn on the Ziggy Stardust tour. A rare vintage collectors item, there is only one. Japan meets […]
Being a big sushi fan, I don’t go just for the fish. I go for the Sake! And it’s hot Sake that’s my thing. Perfect for serving both hot and cold, this is the best sake container in the world. Not kidding. It’s a stunning addition to any sushi lovers collection. Welcome to the world of precious wood. Being a very rare and scarce and valued material, Akita Cedar although light in mass, possesses outstanding resilience and robustness. The wood is split into narrow boards, then are immersed into boiling water and bent multiple times before the board is shaped and left to dry. Using this art form was first developed in the beginning of the 17th Century. Your investing in history, legacy, and tradition, and that it keeps the sake hot or colder for longer, without any condensation. Design company Kurikyu are considered masters in this industry. Kassai!!! That’s Japanese for Cheers!
Wall art isn’t strictly for posters and the like. The best wall art comes from items that have a multi purpose. A perfect example of wall art for your bar or kitchen, is the Nambu cast iron set from Japan. The craftsmanship is in the cast iron bottle openers vintage inspiration. Either use them as intended, or save space in your drawer to create wonderful art. Hang them in a tradition way, or spay paint them bright colors, or even spell out a name and display them that way. Comes in a set of three; hammer, wrench and pliers. The Nambu Cast Iron craft is a vintage tradition, dating back to the 17th century, in Northern Japan. Wrench L 7.5″; Hammer L 7″; Pliers L 6.5″.